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Collaboration

Collaboration Case Study: Duke University


University Collaborates in Classroom and Beyond

Challenge:

Educate next generation of global leaders, facilitate collaboration across university boundaries, and streamline operations.


Solutions:

Deployed Cisco Collaboration tools including Unified Communications, Cisco WebEx Social and TelePresence.


Results:

  • Extended interactive classroom experience to people around the world
  • Made it easier for students, faculty, and staff to collaborate anytime, anywhere
  • Saved US$2.5 million annually in communications system support costs

Collaboration is how innovation occurs, which is the focus of a good educational institution, and what's needed in the 21st century.
- Greg Jones,
Vice President and Vice Provost for Global Strategy and Programs,
Duke University